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Listen, We Need to Talk About your Attack Surface

As Miguel de Cervantes wisely said, “Never put all your eggs in one basket.”   Yet, when we design our software for IoT in one large, cumbersome, monolithic stack – well, that is exactly what we are doing. And it all comes down to the attack surface. For a software platform, the attack surface describes all […]

Microkernels Really Do Improve Security

We are thrilled to re-post this microkerneldude blog post –Random rants and pontifications by Gernot Heiser Many of us operating systems researchers, going back at least to the US DoD’s famous 1983 Orange Book, have been saying that a secure/safe system needs to keep its trusted computing base (TCB) as small as possible. For system of significant complexity, […]

Three Takeaways from SINET Melbourne

I recently had the honor of being a panelist at SINET Melbourne. SINET is dedicated to building a cohesive, worldwide Cybersecurity community with the goal of accelerating innovation through collaboration. The organization’s global series of events act as a catalyst that connects senior level private and government security professionals with solution providers, buyers, researchers and […]

Need Acceleration? Hit the Gas, Aussie Style

For the past 30+ years, it has been a pleasure to contribute to the wireless ecosystem through the ongoing evolution in this space. From AMPs, to CDMA, to GSM, to 3G/4G and now 5G it has been a period of exponential change, though none of it included discussions about security.  You would have thought that […]

IoT Community Challenge Kick-off

Free flight to Chicago for best innovative IoT use of D4 Secure on a Raspberry Pi.  Open to everyone, you don’t need to be a hacker to use D4.  Any Linux system builder should be able to create something cool with great security built in.  Interested? Read below for details…